The evolution of Jewish American political discourse from outsider counter-culture to ‘never again a victim’
One Middle Eastern nation does indeed pay to influence U.S. foreign policy. Hint: It’s not Israel.
Hamas today is in the same position as Yasser Arafat once was: sacrificing its people to a corrupted ideal
The singer has had better songs, but his new record captures his ideas more clearly than ever
What role does America play in Jewish life, and by extension what kind of Jewish literature can be created here?
New novel ‘The Betrayers’ boldly places at its center the most famous refusenik and all he represents for Soviet Jewry
Just because you’re in synagogue doesn’t mean you have to read what’s in the prayer book
Video: Throw away your jars of gray fish patties. This Rosh Hashanah, make a terrine that’ll have doubters asking for seconds.
A new shoe offers some extra height to Jews of shorter stature. But why prey on insecurities and stereotypes to sell footwear?
The former Secretary of State places blame for conflict squarely on Hamas
Maybe it’s time for a Jewish comedian on late night television
Plus Dieudonne fans hack French pro-Israel sites, and more in the news
A warning to journalists: Do not diss Chicago or its mediocre pizza
Plus Claire Danes and Dustin Hoffman talk Homeland, and more in the news
Plus Tel Aviv’s pride parade, escape tunnels found at Sobibor, and more
‘The Daily Show’ host is making a flick about an imprisoned Iranian journalist
What folks are saying about the big story
Deleted tweets, charges of propaganda, and other high-level intrigue
Plus why so serious Jon Stewart?
‘I guess some people are still stuck in the 56th century’
The popularity of satirist Bassem Youssef may show that the government can’t stifle public debate
Plus cantors and rabbis take the Food Stamp Challenge
Plus Obama and Netanyahu to miss each other in September
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The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.